Faculty Notes

Prof. James Sample Quoted in National Law Journal Story on Gorsuch’s Possible 1st Recusal

James Sample , Professor of Law

In Small World of SCOTUS Advocacy, Gorsuch Faces Early Recusal Choice
By Tony Mauro, Supreme Court Brief
The National Law Journal
April 12, 2017


James Sample of Hofstra University Maurice A. Deane School of Law voiced less concern. “I view Katyal’s endorsement and their friendship as analogous to, for example, Justice Kennedy attending Ted Olson’s wedding—indicative of professional and personal respect … If mere friendship and professional respect warrant disqualification then our democracy is truly in dire straits.”

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